Hannah Leiendecker represents clients in complex and high-stakes litigation at the trial and appellate level.  

Before joining the firm, Hannah clerked for Judge Diana E. Murphy of the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals and later for Judge Nancy Brasel for the U.S. District Court of the District of Minnesota. 


Bar Admissions



U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, Hon. Nancy E. Brasel, 2018-2019
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, Hon. Diana E. Murphy, 2017-2018


University of Minnesota Law School
J.D. magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, University of Minnesota Law Review (note and comment editor) (2017)

Carleton College
B.A. in Political Science and International Relations, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa (2014)

Insights & Events

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

Hannah maintains an active pro bono practice, with a particular emphasis on appellate immigration matters. She has represented clients in immigration matters before the Board of Immigration Appeals as well as in federal court. 

Professional Associations

  • Federal Bar Association — Co-Chair, Law School Outreach Committee


  • Faegre Drinker — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2020-21

Awards Methodology

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